The fourth installment of the Edgerton Series on Iran and Turkey, featuring an evening reception and discussion with Ambassador John Limbert, who most recently served as the first-ever U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iran. He was among the 52 U.S. diplomats held hostage in Tehran for 444 days from 1979-81. Ambassador Limbert will weigh in on the nuclear between the United States, Iran and five other world powers, its current status in Congress, will reflect on his experience during the Iranian Hostage Crisis, and remark on other important issues in the region.
The Edgerton Series on Iran and Turkey aims to provide proactive and forward-looking solutions to some of the most complex local, regional, and global issues facing both countries today, through regular engagement in debates and discussions with the foremost experts in Turkish and Iranian affairs. The Edgerton Series is made possible by generous support from the Edgerton Foundation. We thank Dr. Bradford and Ms. Louise Edgerton for their continued support of and dedication to the Pacific Council.